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Gordon Voges '82 March 23, 2021 10:56 AM updated: March 23, 2021 11:06 AM

Gordon Ray Voges
NOVEMBER 5, 1959 – MARCH 13, 2021

Mr. Gordon Ray Voges, 61 of Riesel, passed away Saturday, March 13, 2021 in Waco. Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at Friedens Cemetery in Riesel with Dr. Wes Eades officiating. Visitation will be from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home in Marlin.

Gordon was born November 5, 1959 to Ferdinand and Evelyn (Mulsow) Voges in Marlin, Texas. He graduated from Riesel High School in 1978. Gordon also attended Texas A & M University. He was a longtime resident of Riesel and a member of Friedens Church. Gordon married the love of his life, Patti Drews on July 25, 1981. They celebrated 40 years together. He enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting, fishing, and working on his farm. He also enjoyed reading western books, playing dominoes, and watching Aggie Football. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his father, Ferdinand Voges, and brother, Ralph Voges.

Gordon is survived by his wife, Patti Voges of Riesel; daughters, Holly Ainsworth and husband, David Jr. of Mathis, Natalie Terry and husband, Joe of Baytown, son, Jacob Voges and wife, Kristen of Mart, and daughter, Samantha Voges of La Porte; grandchildren: Blaine Ainsworth, Trey Ainsworth, Abby Lederer, Hayden Voges, and Casen Voges; mother, Evelyn Voges of Riesel, sister, Phyllis Neumann and husband, Jimmy of Riesel; and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Honorary Pallbearers: Derreck Drews, Chris Drews, Josh Drews, Brandon Drews, Daniel Drews, Wesley Walker III, Greg Amber,and Shane Hegefeld.

Gordon’s unlimited reserve of stories, quick wit and sarcasm will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Memorials may be made to Friedens' Cemetery Fund 107 S Wiebusch St, Riesel TX 76682

Derreck Drews, Honorary Pallbearer
Chris Drews, Honorary Pallbearer
Josh Drews, Honorary Pallbearer
Brandon Drews, Honorary Pallbearer
Daniel Drews, Honorary Pallbearer
Wesley Walker, III, Honourary Pallbearer
Greg Amber, Honourary Pallbearer
Shane Hegefeld, Honourary Pallbearer

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